10.6: Create Symbolic Links via Services


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10.6: Create Symbolic Links via Services
Authored by: renaultssoftware on Aug 12, ’10 12:40:26PM

Uh, doesn’t the Make Alias command work much the same?

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10.6: Create Symbolic Links via Services
Authored by: ddauerbach on Aug 12, ’10 12:59:54PM

No.
Big functional difference between aliases and symbolic links. Major practical consequence for me is that dropbox respects symlinks but not aliases. (I.e., fill your dropbox folder with symlinks rather than actually move folders there. Much better.)

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10.6: Create Symbolic Links via Services
Authored by: asmeurer on Aug 12, ’10 08:18:50PM

Hey! Cool tip on the DropBox thing.

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